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|Risk||Moderately High risk|
|Fund Type||Sector - Precious Metals|
|Exit Load||2% for 181 Days|
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|HDFC Gold ETF||99.43%|
About HDFC Gold Fund
HDFC Gold Fund is an open-ended fund of fund scheme aimed at capital appreciation. It invests in HDFC Gold Exchange Traded Fund (HGETF) directly or via secondary markets on the stock exchange. This is one of the best funds in the category and can help you add gold to your portfolio. It is suggested that investments should be made in the HDFC Gold Fund for a period of three years and above.
Pros & Cons of HDFC Gold Fund
HDFC Gold Fund offers the following benefits: The HDFC Gold Fund invests in gold bullion of 0.995 fineness and is suitable for investors with long-term investment goals. Investment can be done in this scheme for financial goals such as retirement, children’s marriage, children’s education, etc. However, this fund is not suitable for short-term goals such as lifestyle needs and creation of wealth.
Fund Information and Statistics of HDFC Gold Fund
i) Inception / Launch date
The HDFC Gold Fund was launched on November 01, 2011 by HDFC Mutual Funds.
ii) Risk level
HDFC Gold Fund is a moderately high-risk bet and suitable for investors who have a long-term investment horizon of more than 3 years.
The application for redemption can be sent to any of the official points of acceptance. If the application is made before 3 PM, NAV of the same day would be applicable or if made after 3 PM, the NAV of the next business day would be applicable.
iv) Fund Manager
HDFC Gold Fund is managed by Mr Krishan Kumar Daga since October 19, 2015. He comes with a collective experience of 28 years in fund management and equity research.
v) Entry / Exit load
The fund house does not charge any entry load but charges 2% exit load if redeemed within six-months of allotment. An exit load of 1% is charged if redeemed within six months to one year of allotment, whereas no exit load is charged if redeemed after 1 year.
Tax benefits of investing in HDFC Gold Fund
The Short-term capital gain tax will be levied as per the income tax slab rate if units are held for less than 36 months. A long-term capital gains tax of 20% is applicable with indexation if units are held for more than 36 months. Other cess and surcharges are also applicable as per the law.
About HDFC Mutual Fund
HDFC Mutual Fund was amalgamated under the Companies Act of 1956, on December 10, 1999. Later, it was approved to act as an Asset Management Company for the HDFC Mutual Fund by SEBI. The registered office of the HDFC AMC is located at Ramon House, 3rd Floor, H.T. Parekh Marg, 169, Backbay Reclamation, Churchgate, Mumbai - 400 020.
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